Word Play

30–31 May 2024


Dive into Brisbane Writer’s Festival education program for keen readers and writers across Prep to Year 12 – it’s an adventure from beginning to end! Word Play invites students to grow and experiment with their creativity and immerse themselves in the magic of story with Australia’s leading writers and artists.

See below to explore the program online, or click the button to see a digital copy of the program brochure. Book online or over the phone on 07 3216 0694.

Word Play is supported by The University of Queensland.

#Sessions for Early Grades (Prep–Year 4)

Surviving the Wild

Event

1005

Word Play / Early Grades

Surviving the Wild

Auditorium 1, slq

Stepping Through Time

Event

1013

Word Play / Early Grades

Stepping Through Time

Learning to Fly

Event

1008

Word Play / Early Grades

Learning to Fly

Auditorium 1, slq

Having Fun with Stories

Event

1021

Word Play / Early Grades

Having Fun with Stories

Auditorium 2, slq

Cultural Storytelling

Event

1023

Word Play / Early Grades

Cultural Storytelling

Auditorium 2, slq

#Sessions for Middle Grades (Years 5–8)

Home Is Where the Heart Is

Event

1007

Word Play / Middle Grades

Home Is Where the Heart Is

Auditorium 2, slq

Space, Soccer and Alien Friends

Event

1014

Word Play / Middle Grades

Space, Soccer and Alien Friends

Auditorium 2, slq

Ghost Book

Event

1006

Word Play / Middle Grades

Ghost Book

Auditorium 2, slq

Make Your First Graphic Novel

Event

1009

Word Play / Middle Grades

Make Your First Graphic Novel

Writing Magic

Event

1015

Word Play / Middle Grades

Writing Magic

Queensland Terrace, slq

Creativity and Culture

Event

1019

Word Play / Middle Grades

Creativity and Culture

Tweet

Event

1024

Word Play / Middle Grades

Tweet

The Edge Auditorium, slq

Bringing History Alive

Event

1022

Word Play / Middle Grades

Bringing History Alive

The Edge Auditorium, slq

#Sessions for Older Grades (Years 9–12)

Everyday Magic

Event

1011

Word Play / Older Grades

Everyday Magic

Vision Boarding (Or Writing as a Contact Sport)

Event

From Memoir to Historical Fiction: How real people can prompt stories

Event

The Edge Auditorium, slq

Writing Suspense

Event

1025

Word Play / Older Grades

Writing Suspense

Auditorium 1, slq

#Microfiction Competition

Find out more and enter
Microfiction Readings & Awards Ceremony

Event

1026

Word Play / Free Event

Microfiction Readings & Awards Ceremony

Auditorium 2, slq

#Word Play FAQs

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